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ACC will appeal High Court’s decision to acquit Isha Johansen

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 May 2019: There has been another twist to the Isha Johansen corruption case this morning, after the country’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Czar announced that the ACC is seriously considering an appeal against yesterday’s decision by the High Court to acquit and discharge Sierra Leone’s FIFA president [Read More]

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Breaking News: Veteran Sierra Leonean broadcaster – Gipu Felix George has passed on

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 April 2019: Sources close to the family of Mr Gipu Felix George have this afternoon informed the editor of the Sierra Leone Telegraph that the veteran Sierra Leonean radio and television broadcaster – Mr Gipu Felix George has passed a few hours ago in Manchester, UK, [Read More]

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Three Sierra Leonean members of parliament in Rwanda road accident

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 March 2019: Three Sierra Leone members of Parliament are reported to have been involved in a road accident in Rwanda this morning. The three MPs representing the main opposition APC, ruling SLPP and opposition C4C parties respectively, have been named as Hassan Priest, Dickson Rogers and [Read More]

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Four days to election runoff – ruling APC abandons Yumkella Supreme Court case

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23  March 2018: As the presidential runoff election campaign and horse trading intensify in Sierra Leone, the ruling APC has pulled off a master-stroke by today announcing that the Supreme Court case brought by one of its supporters – Mr David Fornah, challenging Dr Yumkella’s right to [Read More]

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Kandeh Yumkella wins petition hearing – NEC says he can contest elections

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 24 January 2018 Sierra Leone’s National Electoral Commission (NEC) has today declared, after a hearing lasting just one hour, that Dr. Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella is free to contest parliamentary elections due on 7th of March, as there is insufficient evidence brought forward by the ruling APC party [Read More]

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Kandeh Yumkella chooses Andrew Keili as presidential running mate

Anthony Kamara: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 December 2017 Dr. Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella, National Grand Coalition (NGC) presidential nominee has named Engineer Andrew Keili as his running mate for the upcoming Sierra Leone elections, slated for March 7, 2018. Today’s announcement has ended weeks of speculation, and effectively sets the stage [Read More]

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Justice at last for thousands killed by Ebola negligence and corruption in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 December 2017: Today there are reports from Freetown of an unprecedented court action, being brought jointly by two Ebola survivors and the Sierra Leone Center for Accountability and Rule of Law, in the West African regional ECOWAS Court of Justice based in Abuja, Nigeria. The court [Read More]